Portland News for June 9th 2013

Federal prosecutors, Portland attorneys unable to reach agreement with police
darylandchiefbruce.jpg View full sizeAfter three months of mediation, federal justice officials and city attorneys have failed to "resolve the issues'' raised by the Portland police union regarding reforms that should be made to the police bureau in More…

Memories of DrupalCon Portland | Drupal Association
DrupalCon Portland icon Every DrupalCon has its own personality. Before we let Portland slip away into the distant past, let's revisit a few memories that made More…

True Crime in Portland: Portland Expos? (12-June-2013)
Portland Expose The first installment of True Crime in Portland, presented by the Jim Elkins Appreciations Society and McMenamins Mission Cinema Society, features a screening of the 1957 noir film Portland Expos? on Wednesday, June 12,
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Softball: Portland St. Patrick captures championship
AUBURN HILLS — Going into this softball postseason, Portland St. Patrick had advanced to the Division 4 regional finals six times since 2000, and had their season end there in all six. But the Shamrocks finally broke through on Saturday, claiming the More…

Portland pop-up store for boy band One Direction lures die-hard fans
A pop-up store for the British boy ban One Direction opened at Pioneer Place in downtown Portland this morning, drawing a crowd (but not a mob) of mostly female fans. Lilly Leyva, 22, drove five hours from Moses Lake, Wash., and was in line by 6:30 a.m More…

Portland business app gets national attention
PORTLAND — Competing for your business is a tough business. That's why cities everywhere are doing all they can to get noticed. Going digital is one answer, and Greater Portland Inc. unveiled a new tablet app to help draw businesses to the area. Now More…

Portland women volunteering at Sacramento Elementary have been at it for
volunteers.JPG View full sizeDonna Croker (left) puts a "discard" stamp on books the Sacramento Elementary School library will no longer keep, with an assist from Lea Bergman. The two are part of a group of women who have been volunteering together for More…

Portland St. Patrick explodes for 12 runs in the final four innings to beat
Trailing 2-0 after the third inning of a Division 4 regional title game Saturday at Auburn Hills Oakland Christian, Portland St. Patrick's bats came to life in the fourth, pounding out five runs to pull away from New Lothrop and claim the title with a More…

Portland Lecture Next Week on Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris, Invasive Species
(Portland, Oregon) ??? Tsunami debris along the Oregon coast may not be on the news radar much these days, but several groups are keeping a close eye on it. More is still coming to these beaches and some will have some serious consequences down the … More…

Portland firefighters called to two house fires
Firefighters were called to two house fires within minutes of each other Saturday – one in outer Southeast Portland and the other in inner Northwest Portland, Portland Fire & Rescue reported. At about 8:40 a.m. crews were sent to a home in the 6800 More…

New Portland slogan: Still under construction
Creative Portland, the agency that promotes the city's creative industries, enterprises and workforce, hoped to announce the slogan at Thursday's opening of the two-day Creative Communities Exchange, a regional conference about the creative economy. More…

Chicago Fire vs. Portland Timbers | MLS Match Preview
The Chicago Fire will aiming to build on a victory for the first time this season and cool off the Portland Timbers when the clubs meet for the only time this season on Saturday evening at Toyota Park. The Fire will be looking to win back-to-back games More…

Portland Thorns say there's no place like home
PORTLAND — The Portland Thorns beat FC Kansas City on Thursday night 4-3, and for the fifth consecutive game, the Thorns drew more than 10,00 fans at Jeld-Wen Field. U.S. Soccer Superstar Abby Wambach tweeted a shout-out to Portland's die-hard More…

Rip City Project – A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site – News, Blogs, Opinion and
April 12, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) dribbles the ball in on Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first quarter of the game at the Rose Garden. Mandatory Credit: Steve More…

Hilton Portland reclaims the skyline (Gallery) – The Business Journals
Portland's largest hotel hits the big 5-0 this year and to celebrate, the Hilton… More…

Portland Police to Naked Bike Riders: Wear helmets
According to Portland City Code, “It is unlawful for any person to expose his or her genitalia while in a public place or place visible from a public place, if the public place is open or available to persons of the opposite sex.” But Simpson said … More…

Precision Castparts Portland workers vote not to unionize, but the union will
In a hard-fought campaign, managers of the manufacturer of airplane and gas-turbine parts urged workers to reject the Machinists' union as an unwelcome third party that would hurt the company's business. They hinted that if Portland-area plants More…

Recap: Chicago vs. Portland
The Chicago Fire came from two goals down in the second half to snatch a 2-2 draw at Toyota Park with the Portland Timbers on Saturday as Daniel Paladini scored on a free kick eight minutes from time for the home side. Portland came out firing from the More…

Spicy Details on Kyle Linden Webster and Naomi Portland Monthly
A new kind of meeting place will soon rise on NE Killingsworth. We snagged an early look at the c… More…

Portland Track Festival: Poland marathoner beats elite field, Mary Cain in
Of all the big names lining up for Portland Track Festival's women's 5,000-meter run, one that got lost was Poland's Karolina Jarzynska. But the 2012 Olympic marathoner proved she's able to cut back and show speed when Jarzynska crushed a strong field, More…

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